Paul is the Startup Director at the Web Summit, Europe’s largest tech conference and the largest startup gathering in the world. His team speaks to over 8,000 startups every year to curate a group of 900 companies exhibiting at the Web Summit. He also organizes the Pub Summit series and START, a gathering of 150 of the highest potential young companies from around the world. His team connects these startups to the leading VCs and media to fast-track their routes to success. Previously Paul has worked with several startups and in consulting.